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Select Twitter Postings (Tweets) – Week of Aug 17 – Aug 24

Posted in Select Twitter Posts by Amit Paranjape on August 24, 2009

Nokia joins the netbook race with the Booklet 3G: 10 inches, 1.25 kg, 12 hour battery life, HDMI out

Latest WHO stance puts them at odds with various countries RT @Naturenews WHO: no drugs for healthy H1N1 victims

@PritishNandy Air India is in a huge mess. Only positive ending for it would be if Tata buy it back for Rs.1…and turn it around!

CNBC – Fortis to acquire 10 Hospitals (total apprx 2000 beds) from Wockhardt for around 900 Crores.

Pune, doesn’t showup. Delhi at #1 RT @ Cleartrip India’s top 10 hotel destinations:

Interesting stat ! RT @AlooTechie 34% of reserved rail tickets in India are sold online: IRCTC

Don’t come fishing for account details: Swiss banks to India

 #punetraffic Large number of vehicles breaking the JM Road oneway rule at around 11pm tonite. Very dangerous!

 #punetraffic Always impressed by the NH4 highway stretch from CME to Akurdi in PCMC. IMO, Pune needs such highways; and not BRTS!!

Foreigners Attending US Grad Schools Way Down: Wake Up, Xenophobes via @TechCrunch

 #ashes @BumbleCricket ‘s nickname for Nassir Hussain is Putin 🙂 Uncanny resemblance! Checkout: Putin looks at pitch

 Humans And Chimpanzees Genetically More Similar Than One Yeast Variety Is To Another

 Pune Media: For once, you can print something positive about #punetraffic – JM/FC Road oneway plan(its great!) instead of finding flaws…

 #h1n1 Lot more people die of TB in India. Precaution list is same! (Hand-washing, masks when near patients, etc..etc.) How many follow it??

RT @PritishNandy If Indira’s Parsi husband was a Toddywalla, not a Gandhi would India’s political history be different? Shashi Tharoor(1997)

Rediff – How India secretly helped Lanka destroy the LTTE via @amahajani

Jon Stewart and Asif Mandavi at their best 🙂 …. cover the #SRK incident at Newark Airport via @adityakuber

I was worried about hypochondria, now add OCD to that list 🙂 After swine flu, is OCD gripping Pune?

Has anyone noticed that these ‘luxury’ Mumbai-Pune private busses are often the most polluting, and probably really badly maintained!

RT @PritishNandy The way the BJP’s going, soon there’ll be no Opposition in Parliament.There will only be 2 parties: Pro-Mukesh vs Pro-Anil Warren Buffett’s oped in NY Times – ‘The Greenback Effect’ – Strikes a cautious note…

 Mumbai, Pune make it but some startling omissions RT @trakin 10 Wealthiest Cities in India: Any Guesses?

 Wondering – In future, what would you rather have from the Mulshi reservoir: 150 MW of power, or about 80% of Pune’s water needs?!

 Was suspected for a while, but now some proof? ‘Found: first amino acid on a comet’

 Just CANNOT imagine Favre playing AGAINST Packers on Moday Night! Why?? Source: Favre to sign with Vikings

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